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Stamford  Mineralogical Society         founded 1954
Thank you to all who attended our 26th Annual Show and Sale held at the Eastern
 Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd. Greenwich, CT

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          June 12 Program
        Open to the public
7:30 PM
"The Case for Water on Mars"
by Dr. Vivien Gornitz

This presentation aims to build the case for a once wetter Mars and to show that Mars may still harbor considerable amounts of water in the form of ice. Minerals play a key role in this story. Certain types of minerals can reveal important clues about past environments and climates of a planet and its potential habitability. 

Dr. Vivien Gornitz, research scientist at Columbia University/NASA Goddard Institute for SpaceStudies, holds a B.A. from Barnard College and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.  She has edited The Geology of Mars. In addition to her scientific work, she is also greatly interested in minerals, gems, and crystals and has written extensively for the Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club and Mineral News.

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center

90 Harding Rd. Old Greenwich, CT 06870

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Area shows and events  page 3

Connecticut minerals gallery page 4

Field trip pictures page 5

Our 2018 meeting dates are June 12, July 10, Sept. 25, Oct. 9,  Nov. 13, Dec. 15

Our annual show is Nov. 3-4, 2018



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